Daily Archives: October 7, 2017

Star and Stripes: Factions forming as Congress attempts to curb US spy power

Star and Stripes: Factions forming as Congress attempts to curb US spy power by Karoun Demurjian of The Washington Post:

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New book: “The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement” | “Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how technology is changing American policing.”

Andrew Guthrie Ferguson, The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement (Kirkus 2017) Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how technology is changing American policing. Review by the publisher:

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WaPo: An innocent man lost his spleen after police shot him during a drug raid. The courts and city government say tough luck.

WaPo: An innocent man lost his spleen after police shot him during a drug raid. The courts and city government say tough luck by Radley Balko:

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OH Ct.Claims: Ptf prison visitor didn’t prove her strip search was justified or unreasonably conducted

Plaintiff failed to prove her visitor strip search claim against the prison guards involved. The search was based on sufficient particularized suspicion that drugs were coming in through this visitor. The court finds she didn’t remember signing the form about … Continue reading

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CA6: Def’s wife saying she was on the cell phone contract was sufficient to create a good faith belief in her apparent authority

Defendant’s wife, who told police defendant was communicating with underage girls on his cell phone, told officers that she paid for the phone and was on the contract. So, viewed most favorably to the government, this was sufficient to establish … Continue reading

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EFF: 702 Spying: Backdoor Search

EFF: 702 Spying: Backdoor Search:

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